How To Apply For Standard Licensing

Ohio State is only accepting NON-APPAREL applications for licensing consideration.  

Applications are reviewed on the SECOND TUESDAY of each month by the Ohio State licensing focus group.

How to Apply for Licensing:

  1. Complete the Ohio State Non-Apparel Licensing Application
  2. Complete the Product Sample Submission Form
  3. Submit all required forms and images via email to


Contact Gretchen Webster at with any questions. 


Deadline for each month: All FULLY-COMPLETE NON-APPAREL applications must be received by the Friday before the Tuesday meeting in order to be included in that monthly meeting.


Click here to start the Ohio State Licensing Application


NON-APPAREL Application Requirements:

  • Signed Ohio State Licensing Proposal
  • Sample Submission Form for each product to be reviewed
  • Non-Ohio State sample product(s)
  • Marketing Plan
  • Financial Statement
  • Review by Licensing Focus Group

 Criteria of Product Evaluation:

  • Quality
  • Marketability
  • Liability
  • Appropriateness
  • Availability of similar products through existing licensees
  • Company stability
  • Experience in licensing